International Journal of
Fisheries and Aquaculture

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Fish. Aquac.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9839
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJFA
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 225

Cage fish culture in the lake victoria region: Adoption determinants, challenges and opportunities

Mary Orinda
  • Mary Orinda
  • School of Agricultural and Food Sciences, Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology, Bondo, Kenya
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Erick Okuto
  • Erick Okuto
  • School of Mathematics and Actuarial Sciences, Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology, Bondo, Kenya.
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Martin Abwao
  • Martin Abwao
  • Faculty of Agriculture, Egerton University, Kenya.
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  •  Received: 06 December 2020
  •  Accepted: 26 April 2021
  •  Published: 31 July 2021

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